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Powys County Archives Office
Newtown Foundry, records

Reference code(s): GB 0223 MBI/1

Held at: Powys County Archives Office

Title: Newtown Foundry Records

Short Title: Newtown Foundry, records

Creation date(s): 1906-1979

Level of description: Fonds

Extent: (129 items)

Name of creator(s): Newtown Foundry


Administrative/Biographical history: Newtown Foundry, Newtown, Montgomeryshire, was active until the late 1970s.


Scope and content/abstract: Records of Newtown Foundry, 1906-1979, comprising financial records, 1906-1979, including ledgers, 1920-1976, cash books, 1933-1974, order books, 1906-1975, and cash sales books, 1973-1979; letter books, [1920s]-1974; miscellaneous correspondence, [c. 1920]-[c. 1970]; printed matter, 1952.


Language/scripts of material: English

System of arrangement: Arranged into the following: ledgers; cash books; order books; cash sales books; job books; other financial records; letter books; miscellaneous correspondence; printed matter.

Conditions governing access: No restrictions

Conditions governing reproduction: Usual copyright regulations apply

Physical characteristics: Many items are fragile and may not be produced for public examination. Most have been affected by damp and mould.

Finding aids: Hard copies of the catalogue are available at Powys County Archives Service.


Appraisal, destruction and scheduling information: All records have been retained

Accruals: Accruals are not expected

Archival history:

Immediate source of acquisition: Deposited by the Royal Commission on the Ancient & Historical Monuments of Wales, [1992].



Note: Title supplied from contents of fonds. The catalogue has the reference code MBI/1, however other sources give the code as M/B and M/D/B (National Register of Archives).

Archivist's note: Compiled by Rhys Jones for the ANW project. The following source was used in the compilation of this description: Powys County Archives Service, Newtown Foundry, catalogue.

Rules or conventions: This description follows ANW guidelines based on ISAD(G) second edition, AACR2, and LCSH

Date(s) of descriptions: June 2005

Foundries | Wales | Newtown (Powys)
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